Sieve and regex (or sieve for specific folder)

Ken Murchison ken at
Fri Aug 27 18:54:46 EDT 2004

Paul Dekkers wrote:
> Hi,
> For our (about 200) archive-folders we currently have a procmail-script 
> (on our old server) that I want to migrate to sieve (for the new servers 
> ;-)). Basicly, the functionality of the procmail-script comes down to:
> if envelope :detail "to" "blabla" {
>       fileinto "archive.blabla";
>       }
> ... for evey folder. We have the "archive" user so we can mail to 
> "archive+folder" to get it stored properly.

If you are already sending to archive+folder, why do you need sieve?

> That "for every folder" is my problem with sieve. I tried something like
> if envelope :regex :detail "to" "(.*)" {
>        fileinto "archief.$1";
>        }

You would the need the (yet unimplemented) "variables" extension to do this.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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